Biffle Researchers

Family Group Record: Elizabeth Biffle and William Burns

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen
Researching this line: Joan Rose (e-mail unknown) and Eula Sale and Gordon Smith

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   William Burns  
   Born: March 12, 1779 Place:
   Married: Place: North Carolina
   Died: between 1832 and 1838 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Parents: John Burns (ca. 1852-1805) and Nancy Ann Nichols (1754-1848)
He moved with his brothers to that area that became Maury County, Tennessee, and later to what became Wayne County, Tennessee. William Burns founded the town of Waynesboro in 1821, and the county seat was moved there in 1823. He served in the Tennessee House of Representatives, 1821-1823. He died between 1832 and 1838, and his wife was still residing in Wayne County in 1850. They had three sons and five daughters

   Elizabeth Biffle  
   Born: 1788 Place: North Carolina
   Died: after 1850 Place: possibly Wayne County, Tennessee
   Parents: Jacob C. Biffle and Mary Deavers


1 Mary Burns
Sex Born: July 25, 1805 Place: North Carolina
F Married: Jaunary 25, 1824; Vachel Rose Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Died: December 15, 1860 Place: Cross County, Arkansas (probably)
  Information from the Vachel Rose Family Bible (Joan Rose)

2 Nancy Burns
Sex Born: ca. 1807 Place: North Carolina
F Married: ca. 1823?; Henry Morris Place:
   Died: Place:

3 Alley Burns
Sex Born: ca. 1809 Place: North Carolina
F Married: Jacob Crossnoe Place:
   Died: Place:

4 Samuel Lloyd/Leatherwood Burns
Sex Born: February 27, 1814 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
M Married: ca. 1830, Sarah Ann Baker Place: Tennessee
   Died: June 20, 1880 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee

5 William C. Burns
Sex Born: ca. 1819 Place: Tennessee
M Married: Place:
   Died: Place:


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